emissions
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Fighting Global Warming by Reducing Emissions

Two important meetings were held last week that could significantly affect the design of future public policies against global warming and carbon dioxide emissions. At the APEC (Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation) meeting, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping announced that an agreement has been reached between USA and China upon future reductions …

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Raising wages: how much?

The public debate around labour market institutions in the US is currently focused on the minimum wage. President Barack Obama has repeatedly proposed a raise in the minimum wage (now at $7.25/hour) at federal level from the beginning of his second term, but no wide consensus has been reached upon …

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